Stopping off at The Rodney is almost like stepping back in time. With a cosy bar, a pool room and a spacious garden there’s just what you need for a friendly pint or an hour or two socialising summer and winter.
The pub’s name, The Rodney originates from Admiral Rodney and, subsequently, a Royal Navy ship – one of a succession of vessels bearing that name – and the decor reflects the nautical theme with pictures, models and brassware. There’s also evidence of the pub’s own history too – and it’s barely changed externally over the years. “It’s a Grade 2 listed building now and the area is a conservation area,
The Rodney doesn’t have a restaurant, but does offer traditional home cooked food – with the occasional exotic Thai curry. As far as possible everything is freshly prepared and cooked, andalthough we don't priduce a childrens menu smaller portions are available
With plenty of local attractions and a sunny beer garden, Enjoy a cosy drink on a winter’s evening with the regulars and they will make you feel right at home too.
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The Rodney is just half a mile away from Paper Mill Lock – a popular place to drop in for a drink before setting off, or after the trip is over. The relaxed ambience of The Rodney is a perfect complement to the leisurely pace of a river trip.